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2009-12-02 18:31:08

For many people "rural" is synonymous with low incomes, limited economic opportunity, and poor schools.

2008-12-26 22:03:45

Country life may provide scenic tableaus but a U.S. study found injuries requiring hospitalization occur at much higher rates in rural areas than elsewhere. West Virginia University researchers analyzed all reported injuries of people who were admitted to U.S. hospitals for treatment in 2004.

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2007-07-26 10:31:19

Rural students perform better in science than their urban counterparts, and rural teachers are generally happy with their schools, a federal study says.

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2007-07-26 10:28:58

Rural students perform better in science than their urban counterparts, and rural teachers are generally happy with their schools, a federal study says.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.